4 Star 88x31The Salmon Protection and Watershed Network – SPAWN – protects endangered, wild coho salmon and the forests and watersheds they need to survive in West Marin.  SPAWN was initiated as part of Turtle Island Restoration Network in 1997. We engage hundreds of people each year to see and learn about the majestic endangered salmon, restore watershed habitat, raise native redwood trees, and study salmon health.   With the support of thousands of activists, we are also making strides towards fish-friendly development policies to help the salmon survive and thrive.  Join us today!   Make a membership donation, take action and learn about volunteer opportunities! Click here to sign up for our newsletter and get updates on our work and opportunities to get more involved.    


Action & Events

Help Raise 10,000 Redwoods!

January 17, 2017

SPAWN needs your help to raise thousands of native redwood and other trees through our 10,000 Redwoods Project over the next three years. With your tax-deductible gift of $10 or more, you’ll Raise a...

Join our Coho Photo Campaign

January 16, 2017

Help us tell the Marin County Board of Supervisors to make salmon a priority and to take action before it is too late!

Smolt Monitoring Volunteer Training 2017 (Free!)

April 15, 2017
10:00 AM
April 15, 2017
12:00 PM
San Geronimo Community Center

Smolt Monitoring Program 2017   Calling all citizen scientists! For more than a decade, Salmon Protection and Watershed Network (SPAWN) has monitored the out-migration of smolt


UC Berkeley Professor & SPAWN to Study Dam Releases to Determine Best Flow for Salmon

May 18, 2017

Olema CA May 18, 2017 – SPAWN has been awarded $158,000 from the Wildlife Conservation Board to determine the most effective schedule and amount of ...

The Butterflies of the Sea are Disappearing

May 17, 2017

Pteropods, small floating sea snails, are dissolving, providing a great indicator of current Ocean Acidification.

Turtle Island Celebrates Goldman Environmental Prize Winners

April 26, 2017

Turtle Island Restoration Network is honored to be a Goldman Environmental Prize nominator, and we celebrate the 2017 winners!

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